In Elder Law, advanced planning, one of the most effective and important instruments is the assignment or appointment of a power of attorney. The scope and specificity of the power of attorney is determined by the principal and their needs.
We work with individuals and families in the areas of Disability and Special Needs law where an adult or a minor child is disabled or considered special needs. We develop solutions to ensure their quality of life and care requirements will be met when you are no longer present.
The process of addressing legal, financial, asset protection, and medical strategies through the development and implementation of a comprehensive plan addressing the present and future healthcare needs including in-home services or assisted living facilities is called Long-term Care Planning.
Guardianship is a legal relationship between a competent adult (the “guardian”) and a person who because of incapacity is no longer able to take care of his or her own affairs (the “ward”). The guardian can be authorized to make legal and health care decisions for the ward.